Nile Rodgers, CHIC, Ne-Yo, Luke James and more At Apollo’s Spring Gala

The Apollo Theater today announced details for its largest fundraising event – Apollo Spring Gala 2015. The star-studded benefit concert will feature diverse performances by celebrated artists who have all previously graced the Theater’s stage, and that reflect the its commitment to providing a platform for all musical genres. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem…

Nelson Mandela’s Widow Graca Machel, Actor-Activist Danny Glover And BET’s Michaela Angela Davis

Shared Interest, a leading New York-based nonprofit social investment fund, and Madiba Harlem at MIST will co-host the panel discussion “Women and Youth:  Driving Development in Southern Africa” . VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

HW Pick: Animal Farm Movie 1959, Film (video)

Animal Farm is a 1954 British animated film by Halas and Batchelor, based on the book Animal Farm by George Orwell. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

African Leaders Gather For US Summit

China has a trade volume with the continent of $200 billion…. Nearly 50 heads of state are expected to attend the three-day event, which began on Monday. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

HW Pick: Garrison-Trotter Farm/Roxbury Groundbreaking In Boston

From our friends at www.unityfirst.com The Urban Farming Institute of Boston and Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh invite you to attend the historic groundbreaking of Boston’s newest Urban Farm site — The Garrison-Trotter Farm, named after William Lloyd Garrison, and  William Monroe Trotter. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness,…

The Sugar Hill Development is Not Sweet, Or Is It?

“Why’re you taking a picture of the building? It’s fucking ugly.” With those words, a construction worker greeted the writer Mark Byrnes at City Lab last Thursday as he approached the entrance to David Adjaye’s Sugar Hill development, on the site of a former brownfield on West 155th and Saint Nicholas Avenue in West Harlem.…

On Top Of HEAF’s National College Decision Day

On Thursday, May 1st marked the second occasion of HEAF’s Annual National College Decision Day Draft Event where over 100 New York City students announced their college choices. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.